This innovative book proposes a conceptual framework to integrate the ecological and tourism aspects of Protected Area regulation, assisting decision-makers to develop contextually effective laws and management plans that avoid over-regulating or under-regulating tourism, given the areas' ecological profiles.
In today’s global economy, social media and technological advances have changed the way businesses interact with their clientele. With new forms of communication and IT practices, companies seek innovative practices for maintaining their consumer loyalty. Customer Relationship Management Strategies in the Digital Era blends the literature from the fields of marketing and information technology in an effort to examine the effect that technological advances have on the interaction between companies and their customers Through chapters and case studies, this publication discusses the importance of achieving competitive advantage through implementing relationship marketing practices and becoming consumer-centric. This publication is an essential reference source for researchers, professionals, managers, and upper level students interested in understanding customer loyalty in a technology-focused society.
Offering a critical approach to digital marketing strategies, this innovative book introduces the 'phygital', a new ecosystem that creates a continuum between physical and digital settings to aid the design of successful customer experiences. Combining theory with practical case studies, it provides a timely prediction of the evolution of customer experience and effective means of brand communication in an increasingly phygital era. Delineating how digital and physical experiences differ, this book characterizes the role of digital, AI, and extended reality technologies in creating successful and engaging phygital experiences and the customer values they engender. Chapters identify the underlying mechanisms for designing a compelling phygital customer experience and how it is enhanced by digital tools, devices, immersive technologies, chatbots, AI, and robotics. The book concludes by addressing how these technologies can help businesses create the ultimate brand experience in a phygital-driven context by rethinking their strategies and tools. Providing new market research tools and frameworks to better understand digital transformation, this book will prove vital to practitioners, students, and marketing scholars. Advising how to design compelling customer experiences that connect physical and digital settings, it will also prove a valuable resource to a vast range of businesses and consultants.
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Digital Customer Service is the new standard for creating a 5-star customer experience As much as technology has improved our lives, for many people customer service experiences remain unnecessarily frustrating. But the advent of Digital Customer Service (DCS) promises to make these interactions seamless and effortless by creating experiences that occur entirely on a customer's own screen, even in situations where it is preferable to speak to an agent. Digital Customer Service: Transforming Customer Experience for an On-Screen World traces the evolution of customer service—as well as the evolution of customer expectations and the underlying psychology that drives customer behavior - from the days of the first call centers in the 1980s all the way to today's digital world. Written for Customer Service and Customer Experience leaders as well as C-suite executives (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs), Digital Customer Service helps business leaders balance three critical priorities: Creating an excellent experience for customers that increases customer loyalty and profitability Driving down the cost of Customer Service/Support interactions, while increasing revenue through Sales interactions Moving quickly toward the goal of "digital transformation" We have discovered—in our research and our first-hand experience—that when companies commit to achieving true Digital Customer Service, they can make significant progress toward all three of these goals at once. Digital Customer Service provides the roadmap for how your company can get there. And when you do, who wins? EVERYONE.
Navigating Digital Transformation in Management provides a thorough introduction to the implications of digital transformation for leaders and managers. The book clearly outlines what new or enhanced roles and activities digital transformation requires of them. The book takes a practical approach and shapes an actionable guide that students can take with them into their future careers as managers themselves. With core theoretical grounding, the book explains how the digital transformation imperative requires all organizations to continuously undertake digital business transformation to adapt to ongoing digital disruption and to effectively compete as digital businesses. The book discusses the critical roles managers need to play in establishing, facilitating, and accelerating the day-to-day activities required to build and continuously upgrade these capabilities. Drawing on cutting edge research, this textbook: • Explains how digital technology advancements drive digital disruption and why digital business transformation and operating as a digital business are critical to organization survival • Unpacks the different digital business capabilities required to effectively compete as a digital business • Considers the new or digitally enhanced competencies required of leaders, managers, and their supporting professionals to effectively play their roles in digital transformation • Discusses how leaders, managers, and their supporting professionals can keep up with digital technology advancements • Unpacks key digital technology advancements, providing a plain language understanding of what they are, how they work, and their implications for organizations. Enriched with pedagogical features to support understanding and reinforce learning, such as reflective questions, learning summaries, and case studies, and supported by a suite of instructor materials, this textbook is an ideal choice for teachers that want to enable their information systems, information technology, and digital business students to compete and thrive in the contemporary business environment.
Hospitality managers are at a critical inflection point. Digital technology advancements are ramping up guest expectations and introducing nontraditional competitors that are beginning to disrupt the whole industry. The hospitality managers whose organizations are to thrive need to get their organizations into a position where they can effectively leverage digital technologies to simultaneously deliver breakthroughs in efficiency, agility, and guest experience. Hospitality Management and Digital Transformation is a much-needed guidebook to digital disruption and transformation for current and prospective hospitality and leisure managers. The book: • Explains digital technology advancements, how they cause disruption, and the implications of this disruption for hospitality and leisure organizations. • Explains the digital business and digital transformation imperative for hospitality and leisure organizations. • Discusses the different digital capabilities required to effectively compete as a digital business. • Discusses the new and/or enhanced roles hospitality and leisure managers need to play in effecting the different digital capabilities, as well as the competencies required to play these roles. • Discusses how hospitality and leisure managers can keep up with digital technology advancements. • Unpacks more than 36 key digital technology advancements, discussing what they are, how they work, and how they can be implemented across the hospitality and leisure industry. This book will be useful for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students studying strategic management, IT, information systems, or digital business–related courses as part of degrees in hospitality and leisure management; as well as practitioners studying for professional qualifications.
ITIL® 4 Leader Digital and IT Strategy (DITS) Courseware. ITIL® 4 DITS Is one of the two Strategic Leader (ITIL SL) modules. This module will concentrate on the alignment of digital business strategy with IT strategy. The module also incorporates how disruption from new technologies are impacting businesses in every industry and how company leaders are responding. The ITIL® 4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy (DITS) module guide how the strategy should impact the design, delivery, and support of services throughout the service value chain of a company. This module advances the discussion around ITIL concepts to a corporate strategy level, by enabling IT and digital leaders to influence and drive strategic decisions, by creating a suitable digital strategy aligned to the wider cross-organizational goals. This module is therefore directed towards IT and business directors, heads of department, aspiring C-Suite professionals, and other senior business leaders who want to strategically position an organization against digital disruptors craft a digital vision, and build a robust long term strategy.
The fashion and luxury industries have been well-established for centuries, but the new disruptive digital environment is causing these industries to rethink their business case and adapt their brand offerings. This exciting new text, the first on this timely subject, offers ways forward through a mixture of research and practice-led examples.
Digital Transformation in Accounting is a critical guidebook for accountancy and digital business students and practitioners to navigate the effects of digital technology advancements, digital disruption, and digital transformation on the accounting profession. Drawing on the latest research, this book: Unpacks dozens of digital technology advancements, explaining what they are and how they could be used to improve accounting practice. Discusses the impact of digital disruption and digital transformation on different accounting functions, roles, and activities. Integrates traditional accounting information systems concepts and contemporary digital business and digital transformation concepts. Includes a rich array of real-world case studies, simulated problems, quizzes, group and individual exercises, as well as supplementary electronic resources. Provides a framework and a set of tools to prepare the future accounting workforce for the era of digital disruption. This book is an invaluable resource for students on accounting, accounting information systems, and digital business courses, as well as for accountants, accounting educators, and accreditation / advocacy bodies.
Your customers are your future. Smartphones, social media and the internet have given customers access to more information than ever before. If your business fails them, they will switch to your competitor and never return. So how do you keep them? By mapping their journeys, identifying potential hazards and reshaping your business with customer experience (CX) at its heart. From services to products, online to in-person, small-scale to multinational, your customers’ loyalty depends on how you interact with them. Transform Customer Experience is your ultimate guide to putting your customer first. Author and CX expert Isabella Villani shows how you can implement a customer strategy from planning to execution. Transform Customer Experience offers real-life insights into effective strategies for developing and implementing Customer Experience (CX) programs in a range of corporate, governmental and non-profit environments. • Shows you how to address dimensions of diversity in the customer base • Outlines customer journey mapping • Discusses the implications of customers’ omnichannel engagement • Addresses the importance of positive employee experience in establishing a supportive CX culture. Transform Customer Experience explains why you need to embed customer experience in your organisation and shows you how to do it.